This feature is now available at all Walmart stores in the US
Walmart has teamed up with InComm Payments, a payments technology company, allowing customers to pay their bills or fund prepaid accounts at over 4,700 Walmart locations in the US through VanillaDirect™.
This service enables Walmart shoppers to pay bills or fund accounts in the InComm Payments VanillaDirect network which includes more than 15,000 billers and account providers across a variety of sectors.
According to the press release, the cash payment process is quick and convenient.
Consumers can pay bills and fund a variety of account types at Walmart’s customer service desk or Walmart Money Center. they just need to scan a barcode tied to their account (either via a paper copy or digitally on their mobile device) and completing their payment with cash.
Funds are then transferred electronically through a single consolidated settlement.
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